Recession and foreign currency controls accelerate flight of international companies from Argentina

Recession and foreign currency controls accelerate flight of international companies from Argentina

17/09/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
Hit by a long recession and currency exchange problems, Falabella, Sodimac, and Walmart join the firms that want to leave the country.

OECD lowers projection for Mexico's economy with a 10% drop

OECD lowers projection for Mexico's economy with a 10% drop

17/09/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The organization believes that the effects of the pandemic are more severe than first projected. It anticipates that the vaccine will be available halfway through 2021.

Pentagon asks Mexican military to avoid purchases of Chinese security software

Pentagon asks Mexican military to avoid purchases of Chinese security software

10/09/2020LPO (Mexico City)
Concerns about Chinese interests in Venezuela, Ecuador and Nicaragua. The precedent of the Banco del Bienestar affair.
 Mexico's Central Bank Vice-Governor warns: "Pemex will soon go from being a migraine for the government to an incurable cancer"

Mexico's Central Bank Vice-Governor warns: "Pemex will soon go from being a migraine for the government to an incurable cancer"

10/09/2020LPO (Mexico City)
Jonathan Heath regretted that the government sees the troubled oil giant as a promise. Tough questions about the 2021 budget outlook for the oil company.

An old espionage scandal shocks Spanish politics

An old espionage scandal shocks Spanish politics

10/09/2020Por Jesús Ortega (Madrid)
A secret operation designed to hide evidence of corruption during the last administration puts important PP figures up against the ropes.

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Argentina: For several hours, disgruntled police officers besieged the governor's house in Buenos Aires Province

Argentina: For several hours, disgruntled police officers besieged the governor's house in Buenos Aires Province

09/09/2020LPO
Police protests in Buenos Aires Province, the largest and most populous of the country, reached the home of Governor Axel Kicillof. They demanded salary increases.

 Mexico once again ranks as top U.S. trade partner with record surplus in July

Mexico once again ranks as top U.S. trade partner with record surplus in July

09/09/2020LPO
Since January, the two countries have traded over $290 billion. External demand is driving the recovery.


The Greek and Turkish crisis echoes the fall of Constantinople

The Greek and Turkish crisis echoes the fall of Constantinople

09/09/2020Por Clara Fajardo (Bruselas)
In a fight over maritime oil resources, Turkish President Erdogan sent military vessels to a Greek island. One more point in his distancing from the West, after the Islamization of Hagia Sophia.


 AMLO wants to ban GM corn, opening a conflict with Trump

AMLO wants to ban GM corn, opening a conflict with Trump

09/09/2020LPO
The news was announced by Victor Toledo, former head of the Secretariat of the Environment, and a staunch critic of genetically modified foods.